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GRAMMY AWARD winning Melissa Arnette Elliott (born July
1, 1971), known professionally as Missy Elliott, is an American rapper,
singer, songwriter, and record producer.
She embarked on her music career with R&B girl group Sista
in the early-mid 1990s and later became a member of the Swing Mob collective
along with childhood friend and longtime collaborator
Timbaland, with whom she
worked on projects for American R&B acts Aaliyah, 702, Total, and
SWV. Following several collaborations
and guest appearances, she launched her solo career in 1997 with her debut
album, Supa Dupa Fly, which spawned the top 20 single "Sock It 2 Me". The
album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200, the highest charting debut
for a female rapper at the time.
Missy Elliott has been referred to as the "Queen of
Rap", the "Queen of Hip Hop", and the "First Lady of Hip Hop" by several media
She has sold more than 30 million records in the United
States. She is the best-selling female rapper in Nielsen Music history,
according to Billboard in 2017. She became the first female rapper inducted into
the Songwriters Hall of Fame and received the MTV VMAs Michael Jackson Video
Vanguard Award for her impact on the music video landscape. In 2020, Billboard
ranked her at number five on the 100 Greatest Music Video Artists of All Time.
In 2021, she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
According to Marie Claire, Missy Elliott has influenced
several music acts visually and vocally. It is said that the following have
cited Elliott's work as an inspiration:
Rapsody, Ciara, Bree Runway,
Ari Lennox, Tayla Parx,
Sean Bankhead, ASAP Ferg,
Leikeli47, Tierra Whack,
Noname, Okenyo, Little Simz, Coda Conduct, Dawn Richard,
Rich the Kid,
Crystal Caines, Coi Leray,
Lady Leshurr, Stefflon Don, Flo Milli, Krept and Konan, Rye Rye, Le1f, Qveen
Herby, Saweetie, and
Missy Elliott has won four Grammy Awards, eight MTV
Video Music Awards, two American Music Awards, six BET Awards, and a Billboard
Women in Music award for Innovator. On June 13, 2019, Elliott was inducted to
the Songwriters Hall of Fame, becoming the first female rapper to receive this
honor, and the third overall, following
She has written a slew of diverse hits for other superstars,
Houston, Paula Cole, Destiny's Child, and
Hit songs include --
- Gossip Folks
- Hot Boyz
- Work It
- Lose Control
- Get Ur Freak On
- Sock It 2 Me
- One Minute Man
- Teary Eyed
- Pass That Dutch
- All N My Grill
- I'm Really Hot
- Pass That Dutch
- The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)
- She's A Bitch
- We Run This
- Lick Shots
- Teary Eyed
- Shake Your Pom Pom
- Back In The Day
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